An abortion advocate for many years, IWHC Program Officer Rachel Jacobson shares a firsthand account of how stigma continues to hold back women’s reproductive rights around the world.
Even in countries that permit abortion, women still face barriers to receiving abortion services because many health providers claim conscientious objection and refuse to provide it.
Grassroots women’s organizations are essential to lead social change, but many face a severe funding crisis, threatening progress.
The first global Black Feminisms Forum, held in Brazil, brought together diverse voices determined to take the movement further.
A recent legal decision makes clear the government is not prioritizing their reproductive rights, but activists are not giving up.
The Black Feminisms Forum being held ahead of the AWID Conference is historic—black and Afro-descendant feminists from all over the world are coming together to discuss, strategize, and mobilize.
Data can help us measure progress towards fulfilling the promise of the 2030 Agenda, but it can’t—and shouldn’t—drive the agenda itself.
Sexism was abound at the Rio Olympics, but there were moments of triumph that suggest a shift in the global conversation.
After fierce protest, a woman in Argentina imprisoned for induced abortion has been released. The decision brings to light the injustices women face and the potential of feminist groups to spur change.
Leaders recognize that women’s and girls’ rights and gender equality are essential to ending HIV epidemic.